March 18th, 2018
A Heretic Condemns Himself
Titus 3:10-11 (KJB) A man that is an heretick after the first and second admonition reject; 11 Knowing that he that is such is subverted, and sinneth, being condemned of himself.
A heretic is a man who purports false doctrine or calls undue attention to his own opinions even when they do not line up squarely with The Word of God.
This verse admonishes such a man is to be biblically corrected once. After this, he is ... Continue Reading →
February 27th, 2018
A Rod and Reproof Are Necessary
Proverbs 29:15 (KJB) The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.
I am sure this statement is nothing new, especially to those who are struggling parents of teenagers:
Children always pride themselves on whittling away at the resolve of their parents.
Yes, a child will whittle, and whittle, and whittle away at their parent(s) resolve with a dogged determination until a, or both parents are positioned to ... Continue Reading →
February 25th, 2017
Correction Conveys Life
Proverbs 23:13-14 (KJB) Withhold not correction from the child: for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die. 14 Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell.
Proper corporal punishment is biblical. It works as a benefit helping to corral and soften the will of a wayward child. A proper penalty for misbehavior knocks a child off his or her feet. It sets him or her down a ... Continue Reading →
March 31st 2016
Punishment is Often Not Pleasant but Necessary
Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby. (Hebrews 12:11 KJV)
Chastening, discipline, punishment, or correction are all words used in the Bible to describe a penalty set forth towards a child of God by God the Father for their own spiritual good. God sets certain penalties and promises in place in His children’s ... Continue Reading →
January 14th 2016
Is The “Rod of Correction” Swung in Your House?
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. (Proverbs 29:15 KJV)
Children both need, and inwardly desire, authority and boundaries laid down in their lives. It is necessary children have an intimate knowledge of the authority and reproof of God, and secondly to answer to the godly authority and correction of their parents, followed last by teachers and other leaders all necessary ... Continue Reading →